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Digital Humanities in India: Contestations, Connections and Collaborations (Jointly organized by IIM INDORE and IIT INDORE)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:20am
Digital Humanities Alliance of India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

In his recent polemical piece, noted academic and cultural critic, Timothy Brennan calls Digital Humanities, a “bust” and declares: “[a]fter a decade of investment and hype, what has the field accomplished? Not much.” Brennan’s critique of DH, amongst others, is that “[DH] promises to break the book format without explaining why one might want to — even as books, against all predictions, doggedly persist, filling the airplane hangar- sized warehouses of Amazon.com.” What remains potently interesting is that Brennan’s questioning of DH and its machine-oriented methodology[ies] is itself rooted in an Anglo-American episteme: one that has continuously promoted the “print medium” as the only legitimate paradigm for advancing worthwhile humanistic inquiry.

Consuming Cultures and Manuscript Evidence

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:56pm
Research Group on Manuscript Evidence at the Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Consuming Cultures and Manuscript Evidence

at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

15-18 November, Kansas City, Missouri 

The Research Group on Manuscript Evidence, in keeping with the M-MLA conference’s theme of “Consuming Cultures,” is sponsoring panels on the consumption of manuscripts.  This consumption can be both literal—for example, the destruction wrought by bookworms, fires, and biblioclasts—or metaphorical—where “consuming” can mean textual transmission and reception more broadly.  We invite all approaches, including textual, art historical, codicological, and paleographical as well as all periods.

SCMLA Technology in the Classroom Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:29am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

The South Central Modern Language Association Technology in the Classroom session is currently searching for conference papers that discuss utilizing technology while teaching. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 75th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas from October 11-14, 2018.

 

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words discussing how you effectively use technology in the classroom to jmart578@epcc.edu and axk173530@utdallas.edu

Digital Stories: Narratives and Aesthetics in Post-network Media

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:23am
University of York, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

Digital Stories: Narratives and Aesthetics in Post-network Media

 

Department of Theatre, Film and Television, TFTV

University of York

Symposium, 21st June, 2018

 

 

Digital Spatiality

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:35am
Dr Martin Roth, University of Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

“Digital Spatiality”

A special issue of Asiascape: Digital Asia

 

Guest Editors:

Dr. Rahul K. Gairola, Murdoch University, Australia

Dr. Martin Roth, University of Leipzig, Germany

 

Digital technologies, namely the “internet,” have catalyzed a dramatic shift in the production of space and how we conceive it. They are ambiguous at their borders, at once expanding yet shrinking notions of home and homeland, of the local and the global, and of the intangible and the material. Such fuzziness and shifting boundaries generate new spatial relations on multiple layers which we call “digital spatialities.”

The Future of Humanities in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
AURO UNIVERSITY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Major civilizations of the world – Indian and Greek – based their models of education on inter-relatedness of various disciplines. However, with the focus on specialization and technology, liberal arts suffered at the expense of science and technology. But recently the discipline of Liberal arts and Human sciences has attained an unprecedented popularity in various Universities all over the world. The present world of the 21st century is strongly underpinned by rapid developments in the field of science and technology and accompanied by the ever-spreading roots of a global economy. The question then arises as to what role liberal education can play in the world mired in technological innovations spawned by globalization.

30th International Society for Humor Studies conference

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
International Society for Humor Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

ISHS invites humour researchers and practitioners to Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss humour from its basic definitions to innovative research and everything in between. Bringing together a variety of scholars, students and creative practitioners, we welcome proposals of papers, posters, special panel contributions, workshops and other academic formats related to humour research or the applications of humour research in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

Abstract submission / registration: www.folklore.ee/ishs2018/ 

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